Sage Cream Cheese with Yogurt


Sage, an often undervalued herb, is native to the Mediterranean region. In ancient Rome, it was known to have healing properties, and was included as a part of the official Roman pharmacopeia.

This recipe makes a pleasantly flavored cheese that is delightful spread on baguette slices. It can also be used as a base for a pasta sauce or dip by adding a little milk. Bake the leftovers into sourdough biscuits…. 

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Making Fermented Carrot Sticks with the Cutting Edge Culture


I haven’t worked with a lot of starter cultures for fermented vegetables. In fact, I’ve written extensively on the Cultures for Health site and elsewhere about how to ferment vegetables simply with salt and water. I just really dig natural, wild fermentation. But I’m always open to trying different things and seeing how they match… 

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Raw Sprout Safety Tips

Raw Sprouts

Concern over the safety of sprouts has become an issue for very good reason – commercially grown sprouts made people sick. This problem led to some experts’ warning against the consumption of sprouts while others shrugged it off as a one-off problem.

A Closer Look: Greek Yogurt Maker

Greek Yogurt

“Wonderful product. Much nicer than a cheese cloth. Easy to use. Made wonderful yogurt!!!” -Debbie Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Greek Yogurt Maker.

Weekly Recap – May 30th Edition

blog gathering

It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!